University of Toronto plans to ban smoking on campus

Nov 9 2018, 6:04 pm

University of Toronto has announced plans to ban smoking on all three of its campuses, effective January 1.

According to the University, the policy will include tobacco, cannabis, e-cigarettes and other vaping devices.

The school states that the intention behind the ban is to promote healthier campuses.

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More than 65 Canadian universities and colleges have banned smoking on campus, according to a report by the Canadian Cancer Society. U of T plans to join the rankings in the new year.

The university states that the ban will make exceptions for Indigenous ceremonial activities and medical accommodations.

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